Community Covid Testing

FREE saliva-based COVID-19 testing is now available to asymptomatic individuals at the Spoon River College Canton Campus.  Spoon River College is an approved SHIELD IL community test site.  Through partnerships with SHIELD IL, Graham Health Systems, IDPH, and local health departments, the Spoon River College community can now participate in free, fast, reliable, non-invasive COVID-19 testing.

Any individual experiencing COVID-19 symptoms should NOT visit SRC's campus for a COVID-19 test. Instead, contact Graham Health System, your primary care provider, or local health care facility.

Asymptotic individuals who wish to test are strongly encourage to make an appointment. If you come to the SRC testing center without an appointment, you may be asked to make an appointment on-site. Before coming to the SRC testing center, create your SHIELD account.

Please park in the Engle Building parking lot and enter through the Conference Center entrance.

You will need to refrain from eating, drinking, or using tobacco for one hour prior to providing your sample.


Canton Campus: Conference Center, Engle Building
Mondays          9:00 am  -  3:00 pm
Tuesdays          1:00 pm  -  5:00 pm
Wednesdays   8:00 am  -  3:00 pm
Thursdays        9:00 am  -  12:00 pm

Asymptomatic individuals can register for an appointment using the website below: 
Website: SHIELD Illinois
Agency Code: df5brbrj
You will need an account in the SHIELD Illinois portal to access your results.

If you have difficulty setting up your SHIELD account, contact the SHIELD Illinois patient support line at 1-217-265-6059.


COVID-19 Testing FAQ